Wednesday Forum: September 12, 2018

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  1. Gab

    The Thrill Is Over: Obama Humiliated After His First 2018 Campaign Rally Turns Into Total Trainwreck, Only 750 Show Up in Far-Left California

    Good.

  2. Has anyone done a cartoon of Trumble doing his Serena imitation?

  3. Snoopy

    Going to a University College was the best years of my life. The friends, fun, silly stuff you did, stories. It saddens me that no one can have that same experience in the future.

    Do the boys still have fun at Young Labor camps?

  4. mh

    White House Questions Last Minute Democrat Attempt to Smear Brett Kavanaugh

    …Sen. Dianne Feinstein issued a statement that she sent a letter from a person involved with Kavanaugh to the FBI, suggesting that she was concerned about the contents.
    The New York Times reports that officials “familiar with the matter” suggested that the letter had to do with “possible sexual misconduct” with Kavanaugh and a women when they were both in high school. Kavanaugh went to Georgetown Preparatory high school, which is an all-boys school.

    https://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/09/13/white-house-questions-last-minute-democrat-attempt-to-smear-brett-kavanaugh/

  5. Dave in Marybrook

    There is a solution for kids who fear socialising and risky contact with the opposite sex at Uni colleges-
    Fraternities and Sorority Houses!

  6. mh

    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    ·
    8h
    The Wall Street Journal has it wrong, we are under no pressure to make a deal with China, they are under pressure to make a deal with us. Our markets are surging, theirs are collapsing. We will soon be taking in Billions in Tariffs & making products at home. If we meet, we meet?

  7. struth

    Good Moaning.

    The left are relatively quiet here in Australia at the moment.
    There’s no Abbott 666 or much for them to concern themselves about.
    The destruction of Australia is actually happening faster than they could have wished.
    Thanks SFL, and a big thank you to our newest rolled gold fuckwit traitor, Sco Mo the No go.

    You can actually see the left’s little brains exploding.
    Their environmental virtue signalling wasn’t meant to hurt them, but by god, these dam electrickery bills are expensive, aren’t they?

    They were supposed to still be able to buy a house while standing up for the rights of anyone and everyone , anywhere around the world, to march into Australia, our borders (and pants) down, and enrich us culturally.

    Oh the fun.

    Alice Springs is like the canary in the coal mine to me.
    Due to massive aboriginal industry expense targeted there, we got to see things happen before they happened elsewhere.
    I remember smug little ABC uni pratt “comedians” scoffing at the suggestion that the new aboriginal land rights acts would have any impact at all.
    It’s not as if they’ll be coming for your back yard, they mocked.
    In Alice, it put a stop to any new housing development, and one couple were immediately told they could not establish their new back yard.
    Anyhow, Is it just me, or due to the SFLs being so incredibly efficient in destroying Australia, that the left are a bit stunned at it coming back to bite them in the arse before they could all get to be in the elite side that could afford it?

    See, you dumb Montys.

    Not every animal you expected to be more equal than others, actually gets to be more equal.

  8. .

    In Alice, it put a stop to any new housing development, and one couple were immediately told they could not establish their new back yard.

    They were lied to, plain and simple.

  9. struth

    Just sent this to Credlin,

    Hi Peta,

    Just a quick point about the Paris agreement.

    Who believes in Man made Climate change?
    The UN certainly cannot claim that it does.
    It only puts restrictions on western countries.
    China and India can go hell for leather building hundreds of coal power stations, (using our coal) and apparently, this does not affect the imminent global catastrophe always just around the corner.

    If we look at the UN, it has been captured by global socialists.
    Look at the Secretary General.
    We have signed up to an agreement with people who have no qualm in admitting this is about wealth redistribution from western capitalism and enterprise, to countries poor due to their lack of it.

    Their actions prove that the UN itself, does not believe in Man Made global warming for a second.

    It may be harsh, but when it comes to our politicians who insist we destroy ourselves to appease foreign socialists, they must seriously be considered the traitors they so obviously are.

    Great show.
    Thank you

    Struth

  10. pete m

    In ten years time we will all be fleeing to Russia to escape communism.

    Army quote above.

    Liberty quote

  11. Mitch:

    I agree with that Zippy but many people seem to think a plausible argument is proof. I’m not convinced of that because history repeatedly demonstrates that without some form of empirical evidence we are often whistling in the dark. The only way I can see people justifying that reason is always sufficient is that they ascribe some ethereal quality to cogitation. It is a fact that the great progress in understanding over the last 300 years has been through empiricism. It has gone far beyond just thinking about stuff and there is no forseeable end to that progress. …Again, history shows us … .

    I’m not convinced that a plausible argument is proof either, but it isn’t the case that those that argue that thought or qualia present fatal difficulties for materialism are doing so without any form of empirical evidence. And simply to defer, without ever actually attending to the arguments they have presented, to past success explaining this or that phenomena is no different to declaring that all swans must be white because that is all you have encountered.

    The problem with the arguments around qualia is the presumption that we currently know enough about how brains work to declare that qualia can never be explained by neuroscience\psychology.

    Not at all. The argument made by James Ross, for instance, re the immateriality of thought, is of the sort that it could not even in in principle be explained via materialism. It isn’t at all grounded on any arguments that we know enough now about the brain such that it could never be explained by materialism. The same is true of Nagel’s argument re qualia, although, in this instance, it’s the materialist’s conception of matter that is the problem. So not only do popular objections to these arguments largely depend upon a false inference but also upon a category error.

  12. LNP insider

    P

    #2816047, posted on September 13, 2018 at 9:40 pm

    The seat of Wentworth, named after William Charles Wentworth who with Blaxland and Lawson made the epic crossing of the Blue Mountains in 1813.
    It includes affluent suburbs and has never been won by Labor.
    At the last election Liberal won with a 17.7% majority. It’s hard to see Libs losing it.

    Alex Turnbull is backing his friend who is running for Labor in the electorate.

    Weird how Wentworth and Blaxland have seats named after them, but not Lawson. Wentworth did go on to do alot in his life and for the colony post expedition.

  13. Snoopy

    TheirABC:

    The GFC shattered the ‘myths of liberalism’ and gave rise to Trump, geopolitical forecaster says

    ‘Forecaster’ clearly means something quite different around the Ultimo water coolers.

  14. Anthony

    Strong similarities between Feinstein and Julie Bishop. And Malcontent and Obumma. Total destruction of the system at any cost.
    I can’t think of another time in my long life that I have been so completely disillusioned by the shit that creeps into politics.

  15. LNP insider

    None

    #2816109, posted on September 14, 2018 at 2:28 am

    You know, if Ross Cameron had just kept his dick in his pants, he could have been Prime Minister today.
    https://mobile.twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/status/1040188917469732864

    I still remember thinking what an idiot he was for ruining a future as a senior minister when it came out.

    It is a real indictment on the NSW Liberal campaign machine that Parramatta has never come back to them and become a safe Labor sear. It should be a Liberal leaning marginal. It’s full of upwardly mobile young professionals whose parents voted Liberal alongside second generation Indian and Chinese migrants.

  16. Snoopy

    You know, if Ross Cameron had just kept his dick in his pants, he could have been Prime Minister today.
    https://mobile.twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/status/1040188917469732864

    I still remember thinking what an idiot he was for ruining a future as a senior minister when it came out.

    ☺️☺️

  17. LNP insider

    None

    #2816111, posted on September 14, 2018 at 2:35 am

    1. Sharma 2. Shields 3. King 4. Mary Lou J 5. O’Regan Sharma 119 Shields 83

    Sharma is still a wet shit.

    While that is true, the fact Photios was behind O’Reagan and then Zimmerman and Kean tried to betray him late in the piece may make him quite independent from the Photios moderate group. Kind of like Hunt in Victoria. It may even lead to him shifting to some more conservative positions to keep his support base in the local branches. Maybe I am being optimistic though.

    Also the fact O’Reagan did so poorly suggests the Photios influence is not as strong as many think. This is a good sign for consevatives in the party.

  18. .

    How the fuck was she ever an Attorney General, let alone an Assistant District Attorney?

    She can’t even pronounce a lot of the case names she and Kavanaugh cite!

  19. Nick

    “possible sexual misconduct” with Kavanaugh and a women when they were both in high school.

    Perhaps if the Left abided by its own standards it may have more respect.

  20. .

    You don’t have possible misconduct, you either have misconduct or not!

    Total beat up. From 35+ years ago, in high school, no complaints made.

    From the utterly risible Vox:

    The letter itself is a secondhand account of an incident that hasn’t been described to reporters.

    The FBI investigated this!?

  21. Confused Old Misfit

    Don’t know about Kavavaugh’s school, but “sexual misconduct” was considered de rigueur when I was in high school. Full marks to Kavanaugh of true!

  22. .

    We’re equivocating misconduct with harassment, with indecent assault, with sexual assault, with violent, penetrative, aggravated sexual assault.

    From a third party, from at least 35 years ago, back in high school, with no complaints made, but apparently, it was investigated by the FBI (was it a hate crime!?).

    This sounds made up.

  23. .

    Burns: Have you, uh, found any dirt on Mary Bailey?
    Advisor 1: Well, we’ve gone through her garbage.
    Advisor 2: We talked to her maid.
    Advisor 1: And so far, the only negative thing we have found is
    from some guy who dated her when she was 16.
    Burns: Ah. And?
    Advisor 2: He, uh, he felt her up.
    Burns: Bah! Not good enough!
    — “Two Cars in Every Garage, Three Eyes on Every Fish”

  24. Boambee John

    DAVID BARON, CALL YOUR OFFICE: Hiker found dead on Mount Hood was likely killed by cougar: Officials. “Wolfer said about 6,600 cougars live in the state, and reports of them threatening livestock or pets are common, but human attacks are unheard of. Authorities continue to search for the animal. Male cougars can grow to be 120 to 200 pounds and generally hunt deer, elk, hares and wild birds, like turkeys.”

    Related: Man’s body found two miles from Cades Cove, bear euthanized after incident.

    From Instapundit for John Constantine.

    Re-wilding, coming to bushland near you.

  25. Myrddin Seren

    Feinstein received her information in a roundabout fashion.

    The Intercept reported late Wednesday that the alleged incident was:

    described to someone affiliated with Stanford University,

    who then wrote to Democratic Rep. Ana Eshoo, who represents the area.

    Eshoo passed the letter to Feinstein, but neither lawmaker will describe what’s in it.

    Eshoo’s office says it’s considered part of an active and confidential constituent-service case.

    Feinstein is closely guarding it, refusing to share it even with her fellow Judiciary Committee Democrats.

    So Xi Jinping probably has a copy.

  26. Tom

    LOL. In a few moments, Tucker Carlson has “creepy porn lawyer” (for Stormy Daniels) Michael Avenatti on his show (Foxtel channel 606). This’ll be good.

  27. Roger

    Good Moaning.

    The left are relatively quiet here in Australia at the moment.

    No need to say much. Trumble and his allies Bishop, Banks & Gichuhi are destroying the Liberal Party quite effectively.

  28. Dr Faustus

    It’s over. Social media and TheirABC bring down Trump.

    Trump’s mangling of ‘anonymous’ went viral, but we should cut him some slack, an expert says

    This is the same ABC that attempted to bring down the Abbott Government over Christopher Pyne’s pronunciation of PUP Senator Dio Wang’s surname as “Wong”. Only to have the good Senator confirm Pyne’s pronunciation as correct.

    The ABC then ran on for a week fact checking that in China, Wang is pronounced ‘waaarong’ – so not ‘wong’ as the Senator wrongly imagines – and that Senator Wang’s staff use ‘wang’ not ‘wong’ to avoid confusion with Penny Wong. So Pyne was still wong.

    Another small skirmish in the ceaseless culture war.

  29. Myrddin Seren

    Trailblazing female who became infantry Marine is getting kicked out for fraternization

    ( Cruz ) made history when she became one of three females to join 1st Battalion, 8th Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

    Now, Cruz is awaiting separation from the Marine Corps after pleading guilty to maintaining a romantic relationship with a subordinate.

    Cruz, 26, eventually married the person, who was a lower-ranking Marine in her unit, according The New York Times.

    “The biggest mistakes I’ve made in the infantry were from my personal relationships,” Cruz told the Times. “I really want to move on.”

    Cruz was reduced in rank from sergeant to corporal and restricted to the base after pleading guilty to fraternization as part of a broader plea agreement. The commanding general of 2nd Marine Division will now decide if she will be forced out with an other-than-honorable discharge, according to the Times.

    And no one anywhere saw this coming. And note – ‘broader’ plea agreement ?

    That was only in January 2017 btw. Eighteen months max and she has breached fraternization and gotten married. Obviously had way too much time on her hands. Gunnies need to keep the frilly leathernecks busy.

    ( h/t Drudge )

  30. Mitch M.

    So much neglected in health research but there is data supporting the claims made in this study. “Bad” diets, good hearts.
    The Roseto effect: a 50-year comparison of mortality rates.

    OBJECTIVES. Earlier studies found striking differences in mortality from myocardial infarction between Roseto, a homogeneous Italian-American community in Pennsylvania, and other nearby towns between 1955 and 1965. These differences disappeared as Roseto became more “Americanized” in the 1960s. The present study extended the comparison over a longer period of time to test the hypothesis that the findings from this period were not due to random fluctuations in small communities. METHODS. We examined death certificates for Roseto and Bangor from 1935 to 1985. Age-standardized death rates and mortality ratios were computed for each decade. RESULTS. Rosetans had a lower mortality rate from myocardial infarction over the course of the first 30 years, but it rose to the level of Bangor’s following a period of erosion of traditionally cohesive family and community relationships. This mortality-rate increase involved mainly younger Rosetan men and elderly women. CONCLUSIONS. The data confirmed the existence of consistent mortality differences between Roseto and Bangor during a time when there were many indicators of greater social solidarity and homogeneity in Roseto.

  31. Boambee John

    Nick at 1007

    Perhaps if the Left abided by its own standards it may have more respect.

    To be fair, Alinsky only demanded that the enemy (ie, those not of the fascist left) be forced to abide by tbeir own standards. He never intended that the fascist left do so.

  32. zyconoclast

    NSFW or humanity.

    <a href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6165417/Rihannas-model-Slick-Woods*-goes-LABOR-showing-bare-baby-bump-Savage-x-Fenty.html”>Rihanna’s runway model Slick Woods goes into LABOR after showing off her bare baby bump in lingerie at the Savage x Fenty NYFW show

    *Sounds like the name a male pr0n0 actor.

  33. Myrddin Seren

    I am not saying ‘It’s Aliens’, but…..

    NMSU director at Sunspot Solar Observatory also in the dark over sudden closure

    Last week, ABC-7 broke the news that the FBI evacuated the National Solar Observatory and the USPS office in Sunspot for “security reasons.”

    All is proceeding as has been predicted.

    Also, just noticed this for the first time last night.

    Battleship navy prophecy 2012 : donald trump vs mike tyson

    #Spaceforce confirmed

  34. .

    Myrddin Seren
    #2816277, posted on September 14, 2018 at 10:54 am

    I am not saying ‘It’s Aliens’, but…..

    NMSU director at Sunspot Solar Observatory also in the dark over sudden closure

    Last week, ABC-7 broke the news that the FBI evacuated the National Solar Observatory and the USPS office in Sunspot for “security reasons.”

    Yeah okay, that’s a bit weird.

  35. Tom

    Put this in your diary: On his 7pm show on Sky on Sunday night (Foxtel channel 600), Chris Kenny has as his guest Johannes Leak talking about this week’s attack by leftard totalitarians on cartooning in general and Mark Knight in particular.

  36. zyconoclast

    The foreign-born population of the U.S. has soared to its highest level since 1910, with more newcomers being likely to come from Asia than ever before.

    The foreign-born population in the U.S. reached 13.7 percent in 2017, an uptick from 13.5 percent in 2016, according to Census Bureau figures reviewed by The New York Times.

    Since 2010, the number of people immigrating from Mexico has declined while the number of those from China and India have swelled. Almost 3 million people have arrived in the U.S. from Asia since 2010 while 1.2 million have come from Latin America, according to the report.

  37. zyconoclast

    Under the Gun: U.S. Firearm Violence Is a Human Rights Crisis
    A new report from Amnesty International says that gun violence in the United States is a crisis that has an exorbitant toll on communities of color.

    The toll is exceptionally painful for communities of color, with Black and Latinx people disproportionately impacted by firearm homicides. Although Blacks represent about 13 percent of the population, they made up 58 percent of gun homicide victims in 2016. Gun-related homicides were the leading cause of death for Black men and adolescents ages 15 to 34 in 2016, and it was the second leading cause of death among Latinxs in the same cohort. In all, Black men and boys were 20 times more likely to die from firearm violence in 2016 compared to their White peers.

  38. Confused Old Misfit

    Although Blacks represent about 13 percent of the population, they made up 58 percent of gun homicide victims in 2016.

    So ban them from owning guns!

    Black men and boys were 20 times more likely to die from firearm violence in 2016 compared to their White peers.

    Note that this should read: “Black men and boys were 20 times more likely to die from firearm violence from their peers than were white men and boys.”

  39. zyconoclast

    The number of white suspected terrorists being arrested in the UK has overtaken those of Asian appearance for the first time in more than a decade.

    Statistics released by the Home Office show an overall fall in terror arrests of 22 per cent in the year, with 351 made in the 12 months to the end of June.

    “The fall is partly due to a relatively large number of arrests being made following terrorist attacks in London and Manchester last year,” a report said.

    White suspects accounted for 38 per cent of terror-related arrests, followed by those of Asian appearance on 37 per cent and black suspects on 9 per cent.

    “This was the first time, since the year ending June 2005, that the proportion of white people arrested has exceeded the proportion of Asian people arrested,” the report said.

    “It was the second highest number of arrests of white people in a year since the data collection began in 2001.”

    The demographics of terrorists in prison, where Islamists make up the majority, is also changing, as the number of far-right extremists jailed rises.

    The Home Office said: “The number of Islamist, extremist prisoners saw a slight decrease for the first time.

    “The proportion of prisoners holding far-right ideologies has increased steadily over the past three years, with the number up from 10 to 28 in the latest year.”

    Terror arrests have risen significantly since Isis declared its so-called “state” across Syria and Iraq, causing at least 900 people to leave the UK for its territories and others, who remained in the country, arrested for raising money for the group, spreading its propaganda and planning to commit attacks.

    Then in 2016, National Action became the first far-right group to ever be declared a terrorist organisation in the UK, with waves of police raids targeting the neo-Nazis.

    Experts have warned of the threat of “reciprocal radicalisation”, where Islamists and the far-right feed off each other to drive support to their own ideologies.

    Since the Westminster attack in March 2017, security services have foiled 13 Islamist plots and four from the extreme right-wing, seeing numerous would-be killers jailed.

    Of the five attacks launched in London and Manchester last year, leaving a total of 36 victims dead, Isis claimed responsibility for four and one was carried out by a far-right extremist targeting Muslims.

    Islamists make up 82 per cent of terrorist prisoners, followed by 13 per cent far-right and the rest made up of other ideologies including links to Northern Ireland.

    Police leaders said the past year saw highest number of terrorists tried and successfully convicted, since data collection began in 2009.

    Life sentences were handed out in 10 cases, including for the men who mounted the Finsbury Park and Parsons Green terror attacks.

    Deputy assistant commissioner Dean Haydon, a senior coordinator for national counterterror policing, said: “At a time when we are still seeing unprecedented levels of demand across CT Policing, we are still working tirelessly to ensure that our investigations yield positive results at court.

    “It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our officers and support staff, not just in London but across our 11 Counter Terrorism Units nationwide.

    “We’re not only successfully prosecuting more people than ever before, but we’re also jailing the most dangerous offenders for longer – helping to keep the public safe.”

    Police warned that the fall in terror arrests was linked to a decrease in the large-scale operations seen after last year’s attacks, and “should not be mistaken for a reduction in the threat or police activity”.

    The number of active investigations being carried out by specialist police and the security services has reached it’s highest ever level, currently standing at more than 650 probes focusing on the “most dangerous individuals”.

    “Demands upon CT Policing have increased by about a third since the start of 2017,” said deputy assistant commissioner Haydon.

    “The step-change in terrorist activity is matched only by an increased effort from police and security services, and our officers are working incredibly hard to protect the public and to bring people to justice, which is evidenced by the impressive conviction rate achieved in the last year.

    “But I would also like to use this opportunity to remind the public that they, too, play a part in these successes.

    “Many of these arrests, convictions and investigations hinge upon vital information provided by members of the public.”

    The figures came as the government consults on new terror laws contained in the Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill.

    If enacted, it could spark a dramatic increase in terror arrests, which are currently being made under two Terrorism Acts, by introducing new crimes.

    They include viewing terrorist propaganda online just once, entering “designated areas” abroad, and making “reckless” statements that could drive support for a banned group.

    People are urged to report suspicious activity online at http://www.gov.uk/ACT or via the confidential hotline on 0800 789 321.

  40. zyconoclast

    ABBOTT’S CAP AXE Labour vow to scrap immigration cap to make it easier and cheaper for migrants to enter Brexit Britain

    This would allow unlimited numbers of overseas workers into Britain – from care workers to scientists – if there are skills shortages.

    Migrants will also be offered “residency and accelerated citizenship” and the promise of an end to “exorbitant” fees for visa applications.

    Ms Abbott insisted Labour would want businesses to advertise jobs locally first – and businesses to train up Brits.

  41. zyconoclast

    Taking the knees?

    Mhlengi Gwala: ‘Chainsaw attack won’t stop me doing what I love’

    In March, Mhlengi Gwala was ambushed on an early morning training run in his native South Africa by three men who dragged him into bushes at gunpoint and tried to saw off his legs.

  42. JC

    Yep sure, it’s the uniparty. The Libs do this ever second week.

    Just this week, a study by France’s prestigious Institut Montaigne found that up to 30 per cent of young French Muslims frequented websites that routinely preached ethnic separateness, disdain for the West and hatred of Jews.

    Equally, it is symptomatic of the trends that the Voice of Islam, a Sydney-based radio station, ­invited to Australia Mohammed Ali al-Nabulsi, an Islamic preacher for whom Jews are “a collection of defects and imperfections, vices and evils” deserving of extermination — and was helped by Tony Burke, the Labor member for Watson, in seeking to do so.

    That Bill Shorten has not severely reprimanded Burke is bad enough; that Coalition governments, at the state and federal level, have done nothing to remove the Voice of Islam’s licence, or to pursue the incitements to ­violence that feature prominently on Arabic-language broadcasts, makes it all the worse.

    Meanwhile the media has focused on Morrison’s French and Italian nanny problem for the past 2 weeks.

    https://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion/columnists/henry-ergas/like-sweden-were-ripe-for-the-antiimmigration-vote/news-story/4b5cb981271842376bd34f03779601d7

  43. I am bespoke

    I am Peter got an after school job working for Apple.

    Anders G da Silva

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    Me: Hey Apple, three movies I bought disappeared from my iTunes library.
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    Me: Wait… WHAT??

    @tim_cook when did this become acceptable?

  44. Boambee John

    Zycon at 1110

    The foreign-born population in the U.S. reached 13.7 percent in 2017,

    Our percentage is 28, though both figures probably miss some illegals.

  45. zyconoclast

    Our percentage is 28, though both figures probably miss some illegals.

    But Chinese and Indians are the ‘new’ biggest source countries for both US and here.

    I heard Senator Kim Carr boast that the Victoristan foreign born population is closer to 40%.
    I did not check the claim.

  46. Roger

    The data confirmed the existence of consistent mortality differences between Roseto and Bangor during a time when there were many indicators of greater social solidarity and homogeneity in Roseto.

    Fascinating.

  47. Myrddin Seren

    I heard Senator Kim Carr boast that the Victoristan foreign born population is closer to 40%.

    I expect Commissar Dan’s CFMMEU Caliphate will be an early buyer of China’s Social Credit prole-control system, after they consign the SFLs to permanent opposition after the next state election.

  48. Boambee John

    Zycon

    I heard Senator Kim Carr boast that the Victoristan foreign born population is closer to 40%.
    I did not check the claim.

    Strengthens the case for dividing Australia.

    Tasmania, Mainland Tasmania and most of Victoria (generally south and east of the Great Divide) go one way, the rest of us another.

  49. Boambee John

    But they can have Shepparton too, as they ruined it.

    You broke it, you own it.

  50. C.L.

    That entire report is not even about terrorism.
    It is a joyful, triumphant statement of (entirely phony) equivalency by Rotherhamists.

    “This was the first time, since the year ending June 2005, that the proportion of white people arrested has exceeded the proportion of Asian people arrested,” the report said.

    “It was the second highest number of arrests of white people in a year since the data collection began in 2001.”

    The demographics of terrorists in prison, where [Muslims] make up the majority, is also changing, as the number of far-right extremists jailed rises. The Home Office said: “The number of [Muslim], extremist prisoners saw a slight decrease for the first time…

    “The proportion of prisoners holding far-right ideologies has increased steadily over the past three years, with the number up from 10 to 28 in the latest year.”

    Also: see what they did there? They don’t say what the increased number of “right-wing” white prisoners did to be jailed; only that they ‘hold’ “far-right ideologies” in prison.

  51. mh

    Nike Fighting to Keep Oregon a ‘Sanctuary State’ After Illegal Alien Kills Young Couple

    The multinational Nike corporation — accused of employing slave labor — is fighting to keep Oregon a “sanctuary state” for all illegal aliens less than a month after an illegal alien has been accused of killing a young couple in a drunk driving car crash.
    In a statement this week, Nike CEO Mark Parker announced the corporation’s opposition to a statewide measure that would repeal Oregon’s sanctuary state law that has protected criminal illegal aliens for three decades….

    https://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/09/13/nike-fighting-to-keep-oregon-a-sanctuary-state-after-illegal-alien-kills-young-couple/

  52. None

    https://amp.news.com.au/national/western-australia/community-reeling-after-two-boys-who-drowned-in-swan-river/news-story/ba582d76b3647c1a229da545c2bee03c

    The dad is right to say the boys wete stupid and made a mistake and very big mistake especially if they ran from the police because it really was them who ransacked that house. You have to feel for the families. But the other two, – the so-called Aboriginal leaders- legal aid people who once again look like they prefer to milk their aboriginal heritage rather than any other – only office smears, lies and the usual bullshit. You really have to feel for those Aboriginal people just trying to do the right thing and get on in life because you’ve got fuckwits like these two always putting obstacles in your way and making life hell for your kids.

  53. None

    I heard Senator Kim Carr boast that the Victoristan foreign born population is closer to 40%.

    And yet the same Greens want to call Australia Day invasion day.

  54. H B Bear

    Why the fvck is the Nike CEO making statements on immigration law?

    Just make sneakers d1ckhead.

  55. None

    Johannes Leak is a good egg. I wish people would stop comparing him to his father. I know he is proud of his father that Johannes also worked hard to develop his own artistic skills and was working as an illustrator when his father died. He has his own style and his own sense of humour and people should stop making patronising comments like, oh isn’t he coming along well. Pay the man some respect. Bill Leak was unique. So is Johannes.

  56. Senile Old Guy

    Okay…

    Some indigenous community members have questioned how police handled the situation. “West Australian police and the government are accountable for the two young deaths,” Herbert Bropho told SBS News. “If it was a white kid, who was drowning in that water, he would have taken all his clothes off and go and save him. But at the end of the day, it was an indigenous boy, he stood back and watched that young man die.”

    Yeah, right Bropho, make it all about race, again.

    Western Australia Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said while the deaths were being treated as having happened in the presence of police, officers did not physically engage with the two 17-year-olds.

    National indigenous Critical Response Service (NICRS) national co-ordinator Gerry Georgatos, who has been supporting the boys’ families, said he had seen the footage of the tragedy and agreed police had not made contact with the children. “They rescued two of the children from the river but were not able to reach the others, tragically,” Mr Georgatos said.

    The children were stupid.

  57. Senile Old Guy

    And there is this from the elder:

    “A lot of people want to blame other people or whatever, upbringing or the police. But I suppose these young boys, that’s their way of having fun and unfortunately it costed them their lives.” Police divers recovered the body of the boys from Swan River on Monday night and Tuesday morning. They were among five boys police chased on foot following reports of teenagers jumping fences after a house had been ransacked and burgled in suburban Maylands on Monday afternoon.

    Stealing and vandalising is just “their way of having fun”?

  58. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Disgraceful what is happening in Dallas.

    Cop murders innocent man in his own apartment and now they are leaking info against him.

    That bitch needs to fry.

  59. Senile Old Guy

    Despite Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s lobbying for a female candidate, former Australian ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma has won the Liberal Party preselection battle for the federal seat of Wentworth. The PM tweeted to congratulate Mr Sharma, calling him “a quality guy with extensive experience and capability”, but reiterated his desire to see more Liberal women in parliament. “The best candidate won,” he tweeted. “Of course I want to see more Liberal women in Parliament. But I always want to see the best candidate selected.”

    Why? All this “more of X” in parliament is very tribal. Select the best candidate and forget stupid quotas.

  60. C.L.

    Like I said yesterday, every day now there is a fresh moral panic to boost clicks, sell nightly chat shows and keep the buzz (meaning the money) alive on social media.

    Today we have a grown woman who saw a penis.

    It goes without saying that this is worse than the Holocaust.

  61. mh

    The chief executives of Nike and Columbia Sportswear, two of the biggest companies in the state, have each written personally to express their opposition to an initiative that would repeal Oregon’s sanctuary state law.

    Each submitted statements of opposition to the Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet to Measure 105, which would strike down the 30-year-old Oregon law. It prohibits state and local law enforcement from using public resources to detect or apprehend people whose only violation of the law is their immigration status.

    https://articles.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2018/09/nike_columbia_sportswear_ceos.amp

    Nike is no friend of America.

  62. Edward Pentin

    @EdwardPentin
    12h12 hours ago
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    Pope at Mass today again referred to the Great Accuser who is “among us.”

    “You cannot do it to the other. You cannot enter into the logic of the accuser. ‘But Father, I have to accuse.’ Yes, accuse yourself. You do well. For the other, only mercy…”

    What a disgrace. Further, not only is he attempting to shoot the messenger speaking the truth, he is himself accusing the whistleblower. Father of lies, indeed.

  63. C.L.

    Cop murders innocent man in his own apartment and now they are leaking info against him.

    Leaking about what?

  64. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Why the fvck is the Nike CEO making statements on immigration law?

    With the current rate of illegal immigration and the lack of wage growth illegals are responsible for, soon Nike will be able to use slave labour in the US.

  65. Myrddin Seren

    Cop murders innocent man in his own apartment and now they are leaking info against him.

    Wonder if Dallas PD has some matters they wish to obscure in relation to why an officer was so ‘disorientated’ at the end-of-shift she entered the wrong dwelling and murdered an innocent man ?

  66. Stimpson J. Cat

    Stealing and vandalising is just “their way of having fun”?

    It’s absolutely fantastic fun up until you get chased by cops and drown.
    If the Swan River had mandatory fencing regulations, much like those for Australian backyard pools, then this easily avoidable tragedy would never have happened.

  67. C.L.

    The Kapernick promo is smart business.
    Whenever there is a race riot in the US, brown folk loot two things, above all others: Nikes and TVs.
    Al Sharpton will be doing Samsung ads any day now.

  68. mh

    With the current rate of illegal immigration and the lack of wage growth illegals are responsible for, soon Nike will be able to use slave labour in the US.

    Both of those things are changing under Trump, which is why these CEO’s have become political actors.

  69. With the current rate of illegal immigration and the lack of wage growth illegals are responsible for, soon Nike will be able to use slave labour in the US.

    Why people want to go to the US.
    A young man I know left his third world home with limited electricity, water and fuel and headed for the USA and got a low end job in the Napa Valley.
    After the miserable salary he had received in his home country, the US starting wage offered of $1,000,000 p.a. seemed like a great thing.

    He fled Dannograd.

  70. No need to say much. Trumble and his allies Bishop, Banks & Gichuhi are destroying the Liberal Party quite effectively.

    Yep!

  71. H B Bear

    We have the technology…!

    Wouldn’t that n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n sound while you are getting jiggy with it be kind of off putting? I guess you could just put on some Barry White or something.

  72. Senile Old Guy

    And it continues…

    The warning incensed Williams, not only because coaching hand gestures have become so common in the modern era of tennis and almost always go unpunished, but especially because it called her character into question. “I don’t cheat to win, I’d rather lose,” Williams told Ramos in a breathless rage. “You owe me an apology.”

    Coaching is against the rules and cheating but numerous commentators seem to think this is okay.

    That anger would later cost her the game, and ultimately the match – although Osaka was clearly the better player on the night and would’ve probably taken out the match regardless. After a few points didn’t go her way, Williams broke her racket in frustration, which was deemed to be a second infraction by Ramos, costing her a point. In a furious response, Williams then called Ramos a “thief” for taking a point away from her – a seemingly innocuous throwaway line – which the umpire reacted by penalising her with a rare game penalty. Williams was left baffled, furious, and in tears, by a decision she says was grounded in sexism.

    Everyone who knows anything about tennis knows that racket abuse is pretty much an automatic penalty. And calling the umpire “a thief” is not innocuous: it is saying that he is not applying the rules fairly.

    Williams is an over-entitled, exceedingly wealthy individual who has temper tantrums when things do not go her way.

  73. Senile Old Guy

    I should have read more carefully!

    Most of those criticisms – largely made by men – were valid, but they chose to ignore Williams’ experience as a black woman. Yet again, it was a privileged group trying to minimise a voice, attempting to keep politics out of sport at all costs.

    The criticisms “were valid” but “female”, so they are not valid! Williams is a multi-multi-millionaire! She is far more privileged than the umpire, who got, IIRC, less than $1,000 for the game. Williams got $1.85 million for losing the final.

  74. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Leaking about what?

    They claim they found a tiny bit of marijuana in his apartment.

  75. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Mark Parker is just a normal everyday kinda guy. This is his office. Not weird at all.

    Not hard to understand why pizza gate took off when you look at these freaks.

  76. None

    The fact that Albrechtson, Kenny, Downer and Turnbull among others are oozing over Sharma rings warning bills to me. Oooo he’s such a clever, witty chap. They probably think he’s the perfect amusement toy for their champagne brunches. Diplomats are not paid to have principles but just to be palm greasers and glorified public servants.

  77. .

    An escort thinks being called a prostitute causes violence.

    https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/why-the-word-prostitute-has-to-go-20180913-p503hj.html

    She’s a writer so she’s saying using verbs as nouns is causal to violence.

    What a silly fuck.

  78. None

    As some commented some way pointed out Serena Williams was judged on the content of her character and found wanting. Martin Luther King’s dream gas been fulfillled.

  79. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    Tucker Carlson reams Creepy Porn Lawyer:

    https://twitter.com/jbillinson/status/1040404586320814080

  80. C.L.

    Calling an official a “thief” is – apart from everything else – legally actionable.

  81. None;

    Hahaha yes it’s not the world’s most flattering top that Credlin was wearing. I don’t know what it is about the women on TV lately but a lot of them have been wearing these bare shoulder outfits or some sort of frou frou that really is inappropriate for news reading or commentating. It’s very hard to take someone seriously when they’re dressed like the local ho ( not that I think Credlin was that bad tonight, it was just very distracting top).

    Read back to the post about women bullying each other at work. I think it’s in one of the Serena articles.
    They do it subtly and most males wouldn’t notice it. You need to work in a female dominated job for quite a while until you see the way the game is played, and the path the unfired bullet takes until it ends up in the hands of the poor girl who pulls the trigger.
    I would put a lazy $10 on the camera team/dressing advisor being labor supporters.

  82. None

    Even Alexander Downer tweeted that he didn’t want Serena Williams to break Margaret Court’s record and give him down there a such an absolute soggy flake, that says something.

  83. None, see Miranda Devines column above.
    #2816076, posted on September 13, 2018 at 11:08 pm

  84. Gab

    Good points, Winston. Also check my comment I posted yesterday about working in a predominantly female workplace in the public sector. Talk about a toxic environment!

  85. C.L.

    … Alexander Downer … give him down there a such an absolute soggy flake …

    Que?

  86. None

    I can’t comment about the advisors being Labor supporters Winston – I think that’s a long stretch especially as those women choose their own wardrobe – Sky runs on the smell of an oily rag and there’s lots of BYO everything- but yeah women are real bitches to work with sometimes.

  87. Roger

    Williams is an over-entitled, exceedingly wealthy individual who has temper tantrums when things do not go her way.

    Who evidently believes rules don’t, or shouldn’t, apply to her and that people who do apply rules to her deserve to be vilified. For her daughter’s sake, at least, I hope she wakes up to herself.

  88. The most tone deaf photo of the week. Guys, guys, we are in the middle of a crisis. DiNardo, pull my finger…

    Unbelievable.

  89. Mother Lode

    They claim they found a tiny bit of marijuana in his apartment.

    And if that doesn’t work, they can accuse him of locking a woman by herself in a room from which she could escape when he was at a party when he was 17.

    Seriously, how can they even imagine that makes killing a guy minding his own business in his own apartment less horrendous.

  90. None

    Sorry CL it’s just this software: Downer, given that he is such a soggy flake …

  91. None

    I bet you she never wakes up to herself, Roger. She’s A grade loopy.

  92. Roger

    I bet you she never wakes up to herself, Roger. She’s A grade loopy.

    Spending your childhood and youth hitting a tennis ball over a net again and again probably does that to you.

  93. Boambee John

    The chief executives of Nike and Columbia Sportswear, two of the biggest companies in the state, have each written personally to express their opposition to an initiative that would repeal Oregon’s sanctuary state law.

    Are they using the sanctuary law to employ cheal illegal labour in their factories?

    Follow the money.

  94. None

    LNP insider

    #2816236, posted on September 14, 2018 at 9:58 am

    The New South Wales Libs should be nuked – actually so should New South Wales Labor. In fact take out the whole bloody state. Sydneysiders especially or a bunch of whingers I couldn’t give a s*** about Western Sydney. If you want to create ghettos then suck it up princesses.

  95. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    “Bizarre” “Bizarre” “Bizarre”

    The media have a bizarre fixation on describing anything a centrist or right of centre politician does as “bizarre”.

    Count how many times a day you read or hear it. It’s freaking bizarre.

  96. None

    Indeed, Roger. I was only thinking the other day how being a professional tennis player or golfer or some such individual is a really weird career choice. It’s certainly a career for people with dysfunctional psycho parents.

  97. Roger

    It’s certainly a career for people with dysfunctional psycho parents.

    And the focus is on individual achievement, not team play, so it’s no surprise such sports tend to foster out of whack personalities.

  98. C.L.

    “Bizarre” “Bizarre” “Bizarre”

    The media have a bizarre fixation on describing anything a centrist or right of centre politician does as “bizarre”.

    Count how many times a day you read or hear it. It’s freaking bizarre.

    I’ve noted this FTR a few times. It is definitely a thing.

    The word is now used by sub-editors and ‘journalists’ (usually under 30) to convey the impression that public personages who aren’t left-wing nutcases profess ideas that are “bizarre.”

  99. C.L.

    Former swimmers are the biggest loon-balls of all. In my experience, many of them also blow out once they hit their 20s and get away from their torturer-parents and the Black Line.

  100. None

    Also the fact O’Reagan did so poorly suggests the Photios influence is not as strong as many think. This is a good sign for consevatives in the party.

    Photios is a Fatboy Greek. An ugly peasant grifter. Doesn’t even have the class to use top run escorts I just picked up the $20 head jobs on the street corner. Leaving aside the fact that Reagan was a pure dud, we are talking Wentworth here which is full of (I quote someone here) : “monied fags, fag hags and doctors’ bags.” These people are as bigoted as they come. It seems this time the “bags” beat the “fags,” that’s all.

  101. max

    Yesterday at Melbourne Uni wandering around Metallurgy and Mech Eng departments then later at one of the libraries.

    Could have been in a foreign country. 95% students were Asian or mid-east.

    What is going on ?

  102. Tom

    Breaking: Andrew Cuomo thrashes fruitloop communist actress Cynthia Nixon 66% to 34% in the Democratic Party primary for New York governor.

  103. C.L.

    Andrew Cuomo thrashes fruitloop communist actress Cynthia Nixon

    Well, to be accurate: one communist fruitloop beat another communist fruitloop.

  104. None

    Roger

    #2816397, posted on September 14, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Yes, you have a point there. There is nothing wrong with individual achievement of course but the unnatural levels oocus on such achievement in elite individual sports – especially given so many people’s livelihoods are dependent on that one individual performing ( coaches, publicists, managers, parents …) – makes for real whacko.

  105. LNP insider

    None

    #2816392, posted on September 14, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    LNP insider

    #2816236, posted on September 14, 2018 at 9:58 am

    The New South Wales Libs should be nuked – actually so should New South Wales Labor. In fact take out the whole bloody state. Sydneysiders especially or a bunch of whingers I couldn’t give a s*** about Western Sydney. If you want to create ghettos then suck it up princesses.

    I tend to agree. Any recovery will be a long term process of the grassroots knocking over the powerbrokers

  106. None

    Yes swimmers in Australia don’t have a good track record in normalcy.

  107. None

    The LNP has no Grass Roots LNP Insider. They all left years ago.

  108. .

    Funny about that C.L., I know a guy who didn’t quite make it and a kid who might, and they are normal…the kid is normal…so far.

    Why the hell is organised swimming a winter bloody sport anyway?

  109. In fact take out the whole bloody state.

    Overkill.
    Just nuke east of the dividing range.

  110. H B Bear

    Yes swimmers in Australia don’t have a good track record in normalcy.

    By definition anyone normal wouldn’t go through what they do. Likewise politicians.

  111. Makka

    Any recovery will be a long term process of the grassroots knocking over the powerbrokers

    Fantasy. Just like any grassroots movement even exists capable of taking the LNP from the left back to something remotely approaching conservatism. The best course for the Libs awaits at the next election, where they will be so badly slaughtered their Federal MP’s can fit in a Tarago.

    One fervently hopes the following internecine bloodletting will put an end to this useless bunch of fkg wasters, parasites and jellybacks occupying the conservative bandwidth.

  112. The Lib grass roots is the 10% primary that has gone missing.

  113. None

    Oh ok Rambler I’ll settle for that.

  114. Roger

    The media have a bizarre fixation on describing anything a centrist or right of centre politician does as “bizarre”.

    It’s a form of the ad hom that saves them having to analyse ideas they regard as self-evidently eccentric or unorthodox.

    It signals the closing of the Australian Prog Left mind.

  115. Leigh Lowe

    “Bizarre” “Bizarre” “Bizarre”

    The media have a bizarre fixation on describing anything a centrist or right of centre politician does as “bizarre”.

    Count how many times a day you read or hear it. It’s freaking bizarre.

    “You won’t believe the jaw-dropping bizarre …”
    The other one lefty media love is the “take-down of a conservative by [insert name of lefty meeja personality here]”.
    Except the “take-down” is inevitably a pissweak rant, and the subject of the rant is never present.

  116. Death Giraffe

    Yesterday at Melbourne Uni wandering around Metallurgy and Mech Eng departments then later at one of the libraries.

    Could have been in a foreign country. 95% students were Asian or mid-east.

    What is going on ?

    ..
    All the middle suburbs- Burwood, Ashwood, Glen Waverly, Springvale, Clayton, Box Hill etc, etc have been bought up in their entirety by mainland Chinese.
    They send their children to Melbourne university.

  117. Leigh Lowe

    Swimmers.
    Chlorine seeps in through the inner ear and rots the brain.

  118. None

    People are also deluded if they think the liberals were ever conservative … no, there has actually never been a true conservative movement in Australia.

  119. H B Bear

    Fantasy. Just like any grassroots movement even exists capable of taking the LNP from the left back to something remotely approaching conservatism.

    Agreed. There is no future for a so called “Centre-Right” party that throws up people like Chrissy Pyne and his comrades. Increasingly, it is apparent there is no room in the so-called broad church of the Lieborals. Time to leave the tent and start pissing inwards.

  120. Roger

    It was never open, Roger.

    The Left used to debate in the old days.

    Now they just assume moral superiority.

  121. Makka

    Donald J. Trump

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    John Kerry had illegal meetings with the very hostile Iranian Regime, which can only serve to undercut our great work to the detriment of the American people. He told them to wait out the Trump Administration! Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act? BAD!

    6:10 PM – 13 Sep 2018

  122. Nick

    The Left used to debate in the old days.

    I watched Annie Hall on a plane flight recently. It was fun to see a time when the Left had a sense of humour and could laugh at itself.

  123. Top Ender

    max…Yesterday at Melbourne Uni wandering around Metallurgy and Mech Eng departments then later at one of the libraries. Could have been in a foreign country. 95% students were Asian or mid-east.
    What is going on ?

    It’s called – let the unis let people in from anywhere because they pay $.

  124. JC

    Achmed

    We’re still waiting for your economic model dealing with immigration and trade. You said you were too busy with work yesterday. Hopefully the heavy load is lighter today and you can focus on this rather than work getting in the way.

    Enthusiastic expectations. I’m really pumped to see it.

  125. Makka

    no, there has actually never been a true conservative movement in Australia.

    The closest we have of what can be considered main parties is the AC’s. But they are so quiet the wider public hardly know they exist. Their strategy seems to be making themselves a very very small target. It’s working.

  126. None

    The Left used to debate in the old days.

    I clearly missed those days ( mind you I never really paid attention to anything until I was well into adulthood).

  127. Infidel Tiger 2.0 (Premium Content Subscribers Only)

    It’s kind of reassuring that New York chose a demented socialist over a lunatic communist lezzo.

    All the focus is on Donny, meanwhile the Dems are going full blown Stalinist purge mode.

  128. Makka

    I own your head Coward, waiting here so patiently for me? Touching. Too lazy to read my reply? Well, I’m not your blog bitch. You’ll just have to go find it.

  129. .

    None
    #2816426, posted on September 14, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    People are also deluded if they think the liberals were ever conservative … no, there has actually never been a true conservative movement in Australia.

    What do you mean?

    No Burke, no Oakeshott?

    No Pat Buchannan? Do you mean something like a bible belt conservative with constitutionalist, laissez-faire generally libertarian-leaning ideas?

    Or no Sowell, no Scalia, Shapiro…?

    Something like the ‘Pute?

    What policies or philosophy would it undertake and promote? Would it have a political party or not?

    What would it think of at the time, liberal authors like A V Dicey, John Locke and so on? How would it deal with issues like civil unions or immigrants not integrating?

    What should its view on development be? Would it support an effective ban on immigration? Or would it allow for selectivity?

    Is it going to be nationalist, or more free market orientated? Is it going to be nationalist, but hold free-market economics as policy; what would its foreign policy and military policy be? Will it hold paleocon, Randian, neoconservative etc views on foreign relations, treaties and conflicts?

    What about the welfare state? What about gun rights? Civil rights? UN treaties? A republic? Direct democracy?

    Will it look at how the intent of the Australian constitution has been revoked, without a referendum on the matter?

    I get the point that the conservative movement here is more about being anti-Labor Party than it is philosophically grounded.

    I’m all ears. Are you saying the Aust. Cons. are too lukewarm, or that Bernadi needs more attention, or to sever any support of the LNP?

  130. JC

    It’s not there.
    It could have been lost, so you need to do it again.

    I’d love to see it as I’m sure most other people would too.

  131. Victoristan appears to have locked in another 4 years of rule by The Zombie and his CFMEU controllers.

    The Lib candidate in my electorate is a disgrace.
    Yet another algal (green slime) candidate.

  132. Ivan Denisovich

    Wow:

    https://onepeterfive.com/cardinal-bergoglio-questions/

    No wonder Bergoglio hasn’t returned to Argentina despite visiting most of the countries of South America since becoming Pope.

  133. DrBeauGan

    None
    #2816434, posted on September 14, 2018 at 2:04 pm
    The Left used to debate in the old days.

    I clearly missed those days ( mind you I never really paid attention to anything until I was well into adulthood).

    That was back when Adam Smith and JS Mill.were lefties and conservatives believed in the divine right of kings. When lefties favoured reason and logic over sentiment and emotions.

    A loooong time ago. Modern lefties believe in feelings and the divine right of bureaucrats.

  134. None

    People who think that the Liberal Party can be resurrected need to look at the United States to see liberalism’s natural end : pure wacko leftism. While all of us here might champion individual responsibility and rights, liberalism raises the ego to the dizzying heights of Supreme and Unfettered autonomy with no responsibilities to anyone but self. In other words it just becomes an anthropological event where you scream if you don’t get your own way. The very definition of Malcolm Turnbull. And of the feral left.

  135. None

    Dot I’ve always known you’re intellectually challenged, and morally vacuous. Clearly you’re also a geographical dunce.

  136. None

    There’s something to be said about divine right of Kings.

  137. Boambee John;

    Are they using the sanctuary law to employ cheal illegal labour in their factories?

    Didn’t think of that one, John, but an obvious connection IMHO.

  138. None

    Indeed Boambee follow the money.

  139. Makka

    Are they using the sanctuary law to employ cheal illegal labour in their factories?

    Fully supported by the likes of the Koch Bros and Soros.

  140. .

    No need for abuse None.

    intellectually challenged
    morally vacuous.
    geographical dunce

    What a trifecta. It’s an honour.

    You have not really outlined anything other than a dislike of classical liberalism, a slippery use of the Americanised liberalism (despite calling me a geographical dunce), a prediction that humans will always abuse their freedom and support of the divine right of Kings.

  141. H B Bear

    There’s something to be said about divine right of Kings.

    Not if the next one in line is Prince Charles.

  142. .

    What do you actually want, None?

    The government to be organised along the lines of Summa Theologica? There is not enough detail in that.

    Why only go back that far? Why not the Druids…or Roman law…or further forward to Blackstone.

    I’m not trying to trip you up, I want to know what you think is better than say, the Australian Conservatives or an “Australian Trump”, and “Australian Tom Sowell” or an “Australian Ben Shapiro”?

    At least the Australian Conservatives are genuine and having a go. If they’re not genuine, why not?

    If you can’t be bothered explaining your position, why snipe? What’s the point if we’re willing to listen but you refuse to show us any better?

  143. JC

    Good piece explaining China’s attempt to create the first totalitarian digital state.

    https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/12988/china-social-credit-system

  144. The word is now used by sub-editors and ‘journalists’ (usually under 30) to convey the impression that public personages who aren’t left-wing nutcases profess ideas that are “bizarre.”

    Worse than that, it’s also to insinuate that simple truths, like children doing better when raised by their mother and father, ideas now contrary to Leftist ideology, are ‘bizarre’.

  145. Boambee John

    incoherent rambler
    #2816411, posted on September 14, 2018 at 1:44 pm
    In fact take out the whole bloody state.

    Overkill.
    Just nuke east of the dividing range.

    Oi! Leave north of Newcastle out of this!

  146. max

    One good thing about the Asian/ mid-east takeover of Melbourne Uni is that the whole trans/ black/ queer/ racism bizarro circus act hasn’t caught on. That’s a lather for privileged white student from private schools to work themselves into.

  147. None

    Not if the next one in line is Prince Charles.

    I went to a diamond anniversary celebration the other week and the husband of the pair said he wanted to get a congratulation message from Charles and Camilla. Haha.

  148. Boambee John

    Roger
    #2816428, posted on September 14, 2018 at 1:54 pm
    It was never open, Roger.

    The Left used to debate in the old days.

    Now they just assume moral superiority.

    The fascist left were in favour of free speech and debate until they got a firm grio on the reins of power.

    Now they oppose both.

  149. JC

    What’s ACI’s official policy on immigration?

  150. None

    Dot. You have made plenty false accusations on this blog. In the past I have challenged you to provide evidence of which you never can or have and when challenged you did the typical Serena cry baby bully routine. Man what a hissy fit.
    Don’t ever bother responding to anything I write here. You’re a small man, a f****** liar, demented, a bully boy cry baby who in the real world would have been sacked and hauled into court 10 times over. I’m seriously happy to never make your acquaintance. You should be too because if you have no money now, you’d be out on the streets after I’ve finished with you.

  151. None

    Good point Boambee it still is the same now. Every time the left get caught with the smoking gun -as in the Google tape – they suddenly claim free speech.

  152. pete m

    Dear Sinclair,

    May I kindly suggest you require JC and Makka to take it offline via direct emails and stop polluting your
    fine blog with their childish abuse?

    Sincerely
    Pete m

  153. Boambee John

    grip not grio, the latter sounds obscene.

    But then so is ths fascist left.

    Hi m0nty!

  154. .

    You’re not going to answer the question None.

    You see, this is why I think you are ingenuine. I do apologise for not realising you use to post as tomix, rather than Correllio. By the way I think you’re a complete and utter loon, but I am prepared to put that behind us all.

    I’m not even a conservative but I realise if the ACP organised well enough, they would push us in the right direction. They’re also a real conservative movement, but you feel justified to shit all over them without explaining why.

    Which is something a left wing troll would do.

    If you want to outline what a real conservative movement would do or have, other than silly ideas such as the divine right of Kings (surely left wing trolling?), go right ahead.

  155. RobK

    The media have a bizarre fixation on describing anything a centrist or right of centre politician does as “bizarre”.
    When I hear the word “bizarre”, I think of David Marr.

  156. JC

    Pete

    “Kindly” reconsider your suggestion and occasionally think before you post comments.
    For too long, deadbeats, boltheads and other assorted miscreants have attempted to wreck what is a libertarian blog. They do this is all sorts of ways. The most common are swarming, ongoing repeatative and meaningless nonsense such accusations of globalism etc. A great deal of comments these days are nothing more than texts without any foundation. They are just biases and to some extent puerile bigotry. We’ve had one commenter starting to report car accidents , ffs.

    My attempt to have achmed explain his immigration and trade model is to have him explain the reasoning behind his low rent sniping and childish accusations of da lying.

    If you thought about it, perhaps you’d apologise to me.

    The groundless snipes and other bullshit is exactly what I’m attempting to stop.

    Achmed and the others could begin by stating what they believe trade policy is wrong and why for instance.

    Thanks for your time.

  157. Stimpson J. Cat

    IOM – UN Migration
    @UNmigration
    Migration is INEVITABLE because of demographic, economic and environmental factors.

    Migration is NECESSARY to meet labour demands and ensure the vibrancy of economies.

    Migration is DESIRABLE for migrants and host populations alike – when governed humanely and fairly.
    4:28 AM · Sep 14, 2018

  158. Stimpy, do the mention “evenly distributing killer vans around the globe”

  159. .

    It’s all sort of true Stimpy.

    3. Is true – the way you are policed in Melbourne is inhumane.

    As for 1. and 2., maybe dial them down to probable and beneficial – otherwise, we’re discussing a global ban on immigration.

  160. Makka

    You need to get your facts right pete m.

    90% of the abuse started here, childish or otherwise, starts with JC ( Coward). It’s his schtick, he get’s his jollies with it. I won’t cop it. It’s not only towards, the female bloggers aren’t exempt either, witness yesterdays episode accusing one of being a drug addict – disgusting. It’s seen here daily. So if the level of abuse concerns you so much pete, go to the root cause of it – ban JC solves it. Sinc needs to reign the fatmouth abusive prick in.

    Having said that, I take your point. Beating him up becomes boring. To us all.

  161. .

    It’s not only towards, the female bloggers aren’t exempt either, witness yesterdays episode accusing one of being a drug addict – disgusting

    Her ideas are/were straight out of Sam Dastyari’s bank bashing crapola and the unions dishonest, black-hat advertising about their competition with commercial banks and private super providers.

    How often do you launch into the Fkn Lyin’ Grub routine?

    Tourettes is a treatable disease. There is no cure, but you can get better.

  162. The government to be organised along the lines of Summa Theologica?

    The medieval version of the Divine Right of Kings never entertained absolutism; let’s not confuse it with the modern version. That is why tyrannicide was always an option in extremis.

  163. JC

    Totally dishonest as usual, achmed. The only thing you’re good at doing is sniping at people who disagree with raise-Makka’s-kids wages – economics. Anything that deviates that is by your reckoning a lie.

    You’ve been asked for the last few days to present your economic model, but you run away like the sad coward guy are. This won’t stop. Every time you snipe at people’s views you’ll be asked to explain your views. Try that for size, champ.

  164. .

    Looks like DB has shown that all None/tomix is interested in is bashing conservatives and gays.

    Old Labor to boot.

  165. JC

    Lol the female bloggers. Like they should be given a free pass. I didn’t accuse her of being a drug addict. I asked if she was on ice or crack because anyone praising that woyal commission bint has to be on some mind altering drug.

    It also started a conversation, which showed her views were coming from the Greens and therefore totally flawed.

    You goose.

  166. Makka

    Her ideas are/were straight out of Sam Dastyari’s bank bashing crapola

    So she deserves to be called a drug addict. Fk off.

    How often do you launch into the Fkn Lyin’ Grub routine?

    Every time I prove you are a lying grub. I’ll keep you posted.

    You and JC seem to be operating as a tag team of sorts lately, trying your best to silence dissenters to your open borders, low wages, high immigration dogma. Essentially turning the country into a crush loaded shithole is the game you support. Unsurprisingly some disagree . No need to be so sensitive when you’re exposed.

  167. JC

    Here we go the “you’re lying” accusation.

    Lol.
    So old and infirm.

  168. C.L.

    Donald J. [email protected]

    John Kerry had illegal meetings with the very hostile Iranian Regime, which can only serve to undercut our great work to the detriment of the American people. He told them to wait out the Trump Administration! Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act? BAD!

    Yeah great, Mr President. But what are you going to do about it?
    Tweeting is sometimes not enough when it comes to dealing with your enemies.

  169. Makka

    Try that for size, champ.

    Lol, reduced to stalking – I own your worthless head coward.

  170. JC

    Hey, at least I’m not accused of lying.
    The stalking accusation is a new one.

  171. .

    Makka, are you being oppressed? I hear there is a hotline you can call.

  172. JC

    It’s okay that African country opened the borders to him though, you know, because he’s so highly qualified.

  173. I am bespoke

    Makka

    It does get tedious dome times.

    JC
    I don’t remember this place ever being a safe space for libertarians and Sinc can pull the pin on open Forums if he likes its up to him not you to police. I am humbled and a little intimidated by the by the knowledge and experiences of people hear including you. But if I and other aren’t up to your standards just scroll by it not hard.

  174. JC

    Bespoke

    Direct that comment to Pete as he was the one that complained.

    I’m sure we have a lot to learn from makka-family economics, car accident
    reports and diversity is our strength texts repeating 400 times a week.

  175. .

    You and JC seem to be operating as a tag team of sorts lately, trying your best to silence dissenters to your open borders, low wages, high immigration dogma.

    This is nonsense that One Nation wouldn’t even touch, it is straight out of the Citizens Electoral Council (La Rouche) and United People Power, but also old Labor, Artie Calwell and Rex Connor.

    These people are a million miles from conservatism or classical liberalism, let alone libertarianism.

    You want to close the borders for at least 20 years and won’t even consider a very limited, high-quality immigration scheme based on strict quotas of your choice.

    That idea is more like what the Greens or Sustainable Population Party want.

  176. Tom

    Pete m, may I suggest you increase your use of the scrolling wheel on your mouse? I agree the interminable flame wars between JC, Makka et al are as boring as batshit, but you don’t have to read them. The scrolling wheel is one of Silicon Valley’s few really good inventions.

    The next one should be an audible alarm when you accidentally engage caps lock mode.

    You’re welcome.

  177. That idea is more like what the Greens or Sustainable Population Party want.

    No. The green putrescent swamp stuff, want to eliminate 90% of the population that is already here.

  178. jupes

    Today’s buy USD cash rate from currency exchange bureau TravelEx.

    I got 0.70035225 yesterday.

    Incidentally I planned to transit through Hong Kong on the way to the US.

    Well you know what they say; plan early, plan twice. Looks like I’ll be on the magical mystery tour now thanks to “Super ” Typhoon Mangkhut.

  179. Top Ender

    Have a read:

    The bush magistrate
    In the heart of Australia, in some of the nation’s most isolated Aboriginal communities, justice looks very different.

    Selected highlights:

    Although conducted in English, the travelling court is more flexible, less formal and is designed to foster greater access among Aboriginal people to WA’s labyrinthine criminal justice system.

    “Dogs will wander in, children will wander in, and I like that,” Ms De Maio says.

    “I mean, that’s real life, isn’t it?”

    and

    Working long days and hearing cases that comb through upsetting detail can take a toll on the magistrate.

    On some occasions it’s been bad enough that she’s needed to excuse herself from the courtroom.

    Though today, the piercing screams of young girl who has locked herself in the bathroom — and the giggling group of her friends who have come to watch — are no distraction.

    Nor is the chair that’s launched violently across the room by a man she moments before sentenced to two years in prison, narrowly missing her head.

    “It’s understandable in the circumstances,” says Ms De Maio, referring to the chair incident. “It was a mandatory term. There was nothing I could do.”

    and

    Most heartbreaking, though, are cases involving foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, a lifelong condition caused in children by a mother’s consumption of alcohol during pregnancy.

    Its symptoms are not always readily apparent, but can include physical and mental impairments, as well as learning difficulties.

    A formal diagnosis in a defendant, where available, can influence the sentence Ms De Maio chooses to mete out.

    “One case was particularly poignant because at one point I realised that I’d lost this child,” she says.

    “That he was going down a path and I couldn’t bring him back.”

    and

    If needed, interpreters from the Aboriginal Interpreter Service fluent in Ngaanyatjarra and Pitjantjatjara are on hand to offer their help for free.

    Interpreters are a reassuring presence in court. They sit directly beside defendants, leaning in periodically to translate in hushed tones.

    Do you understand what’s happening? an interpreter whispers in Ngaanyatjarra to a man, who nods. A few minutes later he appears to change his mind.

    “They could be scared of what’s happening to them and they could say yes to anything,” says interpreter Grant Cooley.

    and

    Western Australia has the highest rate of Indigenous incarceration of any state or territory in the country.

    “They’re still doing the same thing over and over. Going to prison and coming back in,” says Aboriginal interpreter Clayton Jackson, who has had his own brushes with the law.

    “Next year they’ll be still doing it. That’s why they need help.”

    and

    …locals like Lance Peck, an Aboriginal elder in Blackstone, say there is some fine tuning to be done.

    “We’d like a magistrate as a fully Aboriginal [person],” he says. “That way they know where we’re coming from.”

    “That’s the sort of thing we really, really need to look at.”

    Unfortunately, the whole tone is that this is all normal and indeed unchangeable.

    Instead, society seems to have made a decision to convince these people they should imprison themselves forever in their isolation.

    For hundreds of years, even thousands, humans have made decisions instead to move to where the economic opportunities are.

    Now we say that it is preferable to stay instead where the opportunities aren’t.

    Link

  180. Boambee John

    Stimpy at 1508

    Migration is DESIRABLE for migrants and host populations alike – when governed humanely and fairly.

    IOM definition of “governed humanely and fairly” is “the host country gives the migrants whatever they want, as soon as they demand it, and does not reveive gratitude in return”.

  181. Tailgunner

    Avenatii: “When’s the last time you saw porn?”
    Tucker: “Oh, you busted me. Actually, maybe humiliation porn, that’s why I watch you on CNN.”

    Ahahaha!
    Monty’s boy BTFO 😀 😀

  182. Boambee John

    Dot at 1511

    As for 1. and 2., maybe dial them down to probable and beneficial – otherwise, we’re discussing a global ban on immigration.

    And change “is” to “can be”.

    But the IOM sees migration as a major movement of peoples, controlled by the IOM (natch), with no consultation with recipient countries.

  183. JC

    Jupes

    Textor’s text/link is an attempt to taunt me, so it’s best to ignore it. As the site’s try hard alpha textorialist, this is all he can resort to these days seeing his recent attempt at doxxing exploded in the c..t’s face.

  184. Tailgunner

    Train out to Melton to get the SuperWagon from performance shop. You can really taste the diversity out this way.
    What a shithole. And the train was cancelled (an almost daily occurrence according to VLine dude) so in a buos from scenic Deer Park via Caroline Springs. No marauding bands of JB rap fans spotted yet…

  185. Makka

    WW2 ended 70+ years ago Frank. You’re talking your book. Then and now, it’s quite different;

    BILLIONAIRE Frank Lowy has condemned Australia’s approach to migration over the past year.

    In an address to a Sydney audience of politicians and senior business figures last night, the Westfield founder — who fled to Australia from Nazi persecution as a child — urged the country to embrace an “ambitious migration program”.

    “I have … been disturbed by the negative tone of the debate over immigration … There is a rising crescendo of opinion from columnists and politicians saying we should reduce our immigration intake,” the Lowy Institute benefactor said.

    Mr Lowy, 87, told the audience that if anyone knows what it means to be persecuted, it’s him.

    The billionaire fled Nazi persecution in the then-Czechoslovakia and Hungary, eventually arriving in Australia in 1952. He went into business and founded the company that became Westfield.

    “As a child I learned what it meant to be persecuted. But, even then, at the worst of times, I knew there was good in the world.

    “I saw my mother share our meagre food supplies with neighbours. I saw her risk her life, and mine, to practise our religion.

    “As a boy I stood at the doorway of our hiding place in Budapest and watched Russian troops fight house by house to liberate the city and therefore rescue us from certain death.”

    No surprises out media love mass migration as well.

  186. Stimpson J. Cat

    Stop bullying Bowtie Spinning Open Border Globalist Loon Libertarians everyone please.

    Not very nice at all.

  187. JC

    This is nonsense that One Nation wouldn’t even touch, it is straight out of the Citizens Electoral Council (La Rouche) and United People Power, but also old Labor, Artie Calwell and Rex Connor.

    These people are a million miles from conservatism or classical liberalism, let alone libertarianism.

    You want to close the borders for at least 20 years and won’t even consider a very limited, high-quality immigration scheme based on strict quotas of your choice.

    That idea is more like what the Greens or Sustainable Population Party want.

    Yea and dimwit is unable to understand that rising wages are purely the function of rising productivity. No matter how many times it’s been attempted, Achmed is unable to grasp the difference between real or nominal wages and the impact of rising or even falling productivity. Even a jack hammer has been tried.

  188. I am bespoke

    Top Ender

    Link go’s back to the Cat.

  189. Boambee John

    You want to close the borders for at least 20 years and won’t even consider a very limited, high-quality immigration scheme based on strict quotas of your choice.

    As Stimpy’s post demonstrates, that is not the way the IOM/UN see it.

    Theory is fine, but we must live in and manage the current reality.

  190. Tailgunner

    Stimps! Good to see you man

  191. Chinese foreign exchange reserves.
    Now you know why they manipulated their currency and wanted to build up a huge war chest.
    To buy Western politicians.
    $3 Trillion will buy a lot of influence as the Chinese Stealth Settle the West with students and workers who do as the Party tells them or the family at home suffers.

  192. jupes

    Looks like the AFL has defeated the tranny threat to the AWFL for the immediate future.

    After a year or so agonising over its tranny policy, it finally came up with a formula that delivered the required result. “Hannah” Mouncey has flounced off. He will no longer try to comply with the AWFL draft conditions for trannies.

    This was reported on the AFL website at the time, however they have wasted no time getting rid of the articles and the only mention of Mouncey is in this article about the VFL women’s league awards. Seems Mouncey came second in the goal kicking but missed selection in the team of the year.

    So well done to the AFL. You got rid of the freak from the “elite” (televised) AWFL competition. Nevertheless we do note that your duty of care to the women and girls in the VFLW is non existent when it comes to allowing a 100kg man to play in that competition.

    You pricks.

  193. Makka

    Theory is fine, but we must live in and manage the current reality.

    FFS , please don’t let reality intrude into the theoretical immigrant utopia fantasies these academic clowns are having. We’ve had enough brain snaps here already.

  194. Eyrie

    No conservative, Menzies was a dirigiste/fascist who did not stand up to Black Jack MacEwen on tariffs. The government had the fascist corporate state two airline system, one of which was government owned and had a lock on communications with the PMG. Menzies did nothing to change this.

  195. JC

    Treasonous stuff, Achmed. He should be sent to the Thought Crime Court for speaking out in favor of immigration. As for speaking out on policies resulting from personal experience… how about you dickhead?

    Makka-Family- economics. Definition.

    Makka Family Economics is a new stream of economic thought first developed by mine site foreman Achmed Mohammad Makka while working in Africa. The thoughts are a progression of economic thought and ideas deriving from Citizens Electoral Council (La Rouche) and United People Power, but also old Labor, Artie Calwell and Rex Connor. Of course, Arthur Scargill also had a great influence on Achmed’s treatise.

    In summary, the theory center’s on the idea that the country and economy must be planned in a way that is in the best interests of the Makka family – hence the name – Makka Family Economics.

  196. Stimpson J. Cat

    Stimps! Good to see you man

    Thank you Gunner.
    Hope you are well and STD free my friend.

  197. Stimpson J. Cat

    Blockchain Borders Now!!!!

  198. Snoopy

    Hope you are well and STD free my friend.

    You really do care. That’s heartwarming.

  199. H B Bear

    Frank Lowy might want to get out of his harbourside mansion (sound familar?) and go for a walk around Western Sydney and then report back on the benefits of immigration. While he is at it he might want to repay the $45m he and Gillard pissed up against the wall dealing with FIFA, the most corrupt sporting body in the world.

    Or he could just shut up.

  200. None

    One case was particularly poignant because at one point I realised that I’d lost this child,” she says.

    “That he was going down a path and I couldn’t bring him back.”

    and there’s your f****** problem right there. Luvvies like this magistrate have no business administering justice because they are infantaliding fuckwits who propagate the soft bigotry of low expectations.

  201. Boambee John

    Actually JC, I am strongly in favour of a much reduced immigration program.

    The LDP policy is theoretically interesting, but could not be maintained long term (even if the LDP were ever to get the Parliamentary majority in both the Reps and the Senate to introduce it. The provision of social services to immigrants, for example, would be restored as soon as the UNiParty regained power, while the “skills” test would be returned to the farce it is currently.

    As I said above, we must live in and manage the current reality.

  202. JC

    Snoopy
    #2816537, posted on September 14, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    AMP up 0.64%.

    That’s great, right Textor?
    But what does you brother think about bank stocks? He must have an opinion, no?

  203. .

    would be restored as soon as the UNiParty regained power

    Why even bother turning up? No one stays in power forever.

  204. None

    I wonder if the death of Maggie Varcoe scared the s*** out of the AFL lunatics and their sodomy-trans fetish, Jupes.

  205. JC

    Boambee John
    #2816545, posted on September 14, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Actually JC, I am strongly in favour of a much reduced immigration program.

    The LDP policy is theoretically interesting, but could not be maintained long term (even if the LDP were ever to get the Parliamentary majority in both the Reps and the Senate to introduce it. The provision of social services to immigrants, for example, would be restored as soon as the UNiParty regained power, while the “skills” test would be returned to the farce it is currently.

    As I said above, we must live in and manage the current reality.

    I’m not sure it would have to be restored, Boam. It’s only been a short time, relatively speaking that social services have been offered. The problem is this.

    We know the Liars Party would keep numbers high if only to raise their vote numbers. I’m not sure the same could be said about the libs, as they could change.

    If you always argued some policy would be long term unworkable, then nothing would ever be done to reduce big government and you shouldn’t attempt it. Also, what may appear to be unpopular policies at first can gain wide acceptance if pushed very hard like the left did with gay marriage.

    But lets assume, neither party wanted to change the numbers, but how about charging entry fees like David L has suggested?

  206. bundyrum

    Hey JC (Scooby) its Ted here…..i see you are still a complete arsehole.
    How is the Airbnb going with krudd & trumble? You never answer me.
    I should be angry over that Sydney airport tip you gave me, but i am not darling.

  207. Why even bother turning up? No one stays in power forever.

    Chinese emperors and Russian Czars stayed in power for a vewy long time.
    The Uniparty is shooting for the record.

    While destroying the SFL is a achievable, it still leaves the far left faction of the Uniparty intact.
    And you are correct, there is not much point in turning up.

  208. JC

    Oh Hi Ted. How’s the cocksucking going. Get any today?

  209. Tailgunner

    It’s STI these days, Stimpy! And, yes,really free from the clap at present.

  210. Makka

    The Uniparty is shooting for the record.

    That they are; permanency. Sadly viable opposition is pretty non-existent. Here in Oz I think it’s understandable Mark Latham appears to be politically homeless at present. I can’t see anyone else across the landscape with the determination and grit needed to take them on. It looks pretty dire.

  211. jupes

    I wonder if the death of Maggie Varcoe scared the s*** out of the AFL lunatics and their sodomy-trans fetish, Jupes.

    Yeah dunno. We’ll see.

    The AFL’s problem is that reality has hit. The AWFL, which must have seemed like a back-slapping, great SJW idea at the time, has become a costly white elephant. Curious punters went to the first few games but have been dropping off ever since. No one pays to watch it, all costs are borne by the AFL.

    Next year there will be more teams playing which means the standard will drop even further. Sooner or later they will have to get rid of it but in the meantime they will just kick the can down the road until someone with balls has the guts to do it.

    As far as trannies are concerned, the AFL don’t like them playing. They know it would turn their joke of a “competition” into an absolute clown show. That’s why they went to all that trouble to craft a policy to get rid of Mouncey.

  212. .

    Sydney Airport is a fairly decent investment. You would have had to buy on a specific date range in the last two years to lose a significant percentage over the spread/brokerage.

    Plus they’ve been paying 5% divs., they have been trending up for the last five years.

  213. None

    Why pay money to watch a bunch of lezzos pretending that they are men? You can just join the public service and get paid to watch them instead.

  214. cohenite

    Julie and Julia: it’s a sad state of affairs when this pair of ball-tearers have more balls than the real blokes in parliament. Look at those faces, they look like a pair of extras from a Sergio Leone movie:

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155941875279370&set=a.10150149146444370&type=3&theater

  215. I am bespoke

    Dot 5:21 pm

    No reference to intent. Troubling times ahead for of us.

  216. Des Deskperson

    ‘Retard uses child murder story to shit all over Mark Knight:

    Retard indeed!

    Glynn Greensmith is a journalism lecturer at Curtin University in Perth.

    Curtin University is ranked 26th in Australian University rankings – the lowest is 29th

    The ATAR cut-off for entry to a BA (Mass Communications) at Curtin is 62.15

    These people have no shame.

  217. Top Ender

    18 people found crammed into car in Alice Springs

    NT Police say they were shocked to find a car with 18 people crammed inside. Picture: File photo

    Police have been left “dumbfounded” by what must have looked like a dangerous version of a game of sardines involving 18 people in a five-person car.

    Officers were on a suburban street in Alice Springs saw the overloaded vehicle go past and were shocked by the number of faces inside.

    Police from the Northern Territory’s Southern Traffic Operations stopped the driver, an 18-year-old woman, and found her and 17 passengers inside.

    “We saw a sea of faces looking out the windows,” said Sergeant Conan Robertson.

    “We were dumbfounded.”

    He and his colleagues counted five adults and thirteen children, with the youngest being five-months old.

    “It is shocking that people continue to take risks with the lives of their loved ones,” Sgt Robertson said.

    “This is an extreme case but unfortunately unrestrained children is still something that we see every day.

    “Seatbelts save lives and leaving kids to bounce around unrestrained in a car is not acceptable for anyone.”

    The 18-year-old woman was charged with a number of driving offences. She is due to appear in court next month for driving unlicensed and numerous seatbelt offences.

  218. Eyrie

    “18 people found crammed into car in Alice Springs”
    Just a wild guess, they wouldn’t be of the black persuasion, would they?

  219. Pedro the Ignorant

    That Glynn Greensmith piece in the SMH reads like it was written by a 12 year old schoolgirl.

    FMD.

    If that drivel is the gold standard that is being peddled at Curtin Uni, then God help us.

    BTW, Curtin Uni is the home of that odious wowser, “Professor” Mike Daube, owner of the most punchable face in Australia.

    The staff lounge must be hoot when Friday night drinks are flowing.

  220. Mark from Melbourne

    Sooner or later they will have to get rid of it but in the meantime they will just kick the can down the road until someone with balls has the guts to do it.

    There is absolutely no way they can get rid of the AWFL without (a) howls of anger and (b) being disinvited from the SJW set’s uber-wonderful dinner parties.

    As they can’t possibly countenance either option, they are stuck. They were always going to end up in this position, but Gillon McPolo-Pony and co were too dumb to realise it. Typical leftist wishful thinking.

    They will eventually dump all the expenses onto the clubs, who will then be expected to bear the brunt of said howls of anger as, one by one, they drop out of the “comp” declaring it uneconomic.

    The recent move to to conferences is all about reducing the airfare and accoms cost, but it won’t staunch the bleeding.

  221. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Snoopy – sweetie – if there is no Aust Cons candidate standing in Wentworth then I won’t bother voting at all, citing my absence from Australia. I am not in touch with the field and said ‘natch’ mostly to Cassie who also lives in Wentworth and whom I know personally, thus she is aware of my views.. I know Aust Cons are conserving money for the Senate run but Wentworth for the Reps is high profile and imho Aust Cons should be there.

  222. Cactus

    Why would anyone want to got to a SJW dinner party. I am going to Perf for weekend to slowly cook a pig on a spit in the Bush. Few drinks, a fire, under the stars. Hopefully no kale.

  223. H B Bear

    Retard indeed!
    Glynn Greensmith is a journalism lecturer at Curtin University in Perth.

    B or C lister at the Perth chapter of the ALPBC staff co-op too. Unsurprisingly.

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